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General Information
Related Benchmark: MAFS.912.G-MG.1.3
Reporting Category: Geometry: Modeling with Geometry
Type: EE: Equation Editor
Difficulty: N/A

The trunk of a palm tree has cylindrical tubes that carry water. Each tube is 0.0003 meters wide. One of the tubes in a palm tree trunk is shown.

A. Using the diagram as a model, approximately how many tubes could fit in a palm tree trunk with a diameter of 0.5 meters?

B. The tubes in a palm tree are between 20 to 21 meters long. What is the approximate volume, in cubic meters, of one tube?

Possible Answer:

A. 2777778

B. 0.00000141